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Unlock the simple life


The Inn is now available for booking and the Farm-to-Table Restaurant is coming soon to Bovina's historic Hilson's store

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Unlock the simple life


The Inn is now available for booking and the Farm-to-Table Restaurant is coming soon to Bovina's historic Hilson's store

Preservation. restoration. celebration.

Dry Town Tavern is a celebration of Bovina's past, present and future. We are restoring the historic Hilson's store to its original glory to create Dry Town Tavern, a feast for your senses. 

The tavern has been raised up and renovated to become a gathering place and central hub for the community to gather, converse, and reflect on our collective history.

 The Past

The Past

 The Present

The Present

 The Future

The Future

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The Tavern


Slip away for a stay at the Inn this summer as the restaurant restoration continues at the historic Hilson's store

The Tavern


Slip away for a stay at the Inn this summer as the restaurant restoration continues at the historic Hilson's store

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A home away from Home

Located in the cozy Inn next to the restaurant, each of the five rooms offer old school charm coupled with modern amenities. 

Our Inn is your home away from home whether you've come to our neck of the woods from far away or you're a local looking for a weekend escape. 

Explore our sister property, Belle Ayre House in Margaretville, NY.

an authentic Tavern Experience

 

Currently under construction, Dry Town Tavern will offer a true farm-to-table menu, local beer and wine, in addition to currently available comfortable lodging.
 

Eat

Farm-To-Table Restaurant

A spread of delicious comfort foods using only fresh, natural ingredients from the Catskills' best farmers and artisans.

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Drink

Local Craft Beer & Wine

Perfect pairings of craft beers and wines curated from select upstate New York breweries and vineyards.

Stay

Unique and Cozy Rooms

Five unique rooms with old school charm and modern amenities available year round, right next door to the restaurant

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history


The Original Hilson's Hardware Store on Main Street – A Local Landmark

history


The Original Hilson's Hardware Store on Main Street – A Local Landmark

Once upon a time in Bovina, ny

Brothers Jack and Alex opened Hilson's Store in 1867 which thrived as a staple of the community for 150 years. 

Images courtesy of Ray LaFever and the Hilson Family

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Restoration


We are preserving the past and creating a new experience for our friends, both near and far.

Restoration


We are preserving the past and creating a new experience for our friends, both near and far.

Historic Site. Modern amenities.

Respecting those that came before us and those that will come after, the simultaneous preservation and modern renovation of Hilson's Store is currently underway.

Follow @drytownbovina and join us as we renovate the space, uncover historical artifacts, and create a new gathering place for our community.

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Adventure awaits


Countdown to opening day with us.

Adventure awaits


Countdown to opening day with us.

 

Countdown to opening day with us!

For general inquiries, contact info@drytowntavern.com

For lodging inquiries, contact stay@drytowntavern.com

For PR inquiries, contact info@bovinavalley.com